Red Sox lineup: Xander Bogaerts returns; Stephen Drew, Jonny Gomes out vs. Indians RHP Justin Masterson

June 13, 2014 - 11:25 am
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After a day off on Thursday, Xander Bogaerts is back in the Red Sox lineup and batting second on Friday against Indians right-hander Justin Masterson, while Stephen Drew will miss his fifth straight game. Jonathan Herrera will once again get the nod at shortstop. A.J. Pierzynski will be back behind the plate to catch John Lackey. Daniel Nava gets the start in left field over Jonny Gomes with the righty Masterson on the mound. In nine career plate appearances, Nava has hit Masterson better than any other Sox player, posting a .500/.667/.667 line with one double and two RBIs. RED SOX LINEUP Brock Holt, LF Xander Bogaerts, 3B Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, DH Mike Napoli, 1B Daniel Nava, RF A.J. Pierzynski, C Jonathan Herrera, SS Jackie Bradley Jr., CF John Lackey, RHP

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